The finest responses to Rumsfeld's Iraq tweet

Bush's defense secretary tweets a call for "appreciation" for those behind "liberating" Iraqis. Incoming!

Published March 19, 2013 8:13PM (EDT)


As noted earlier, on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq invasion, marking a war that saw up to 134,000 Iraqi civilians killed and has cost the U.S. $2 trillion and counting, George W. Bush’s Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld tweeted that "all who played a role in history deserve our respect & appreciation." And if there were ever a known known, it's that such a tweet from such a man will invoke some pretty great responses:

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(A reminder of Rummy's promise that it would be a "short war":)

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By Natasha Lennard

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